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If a walker is indeed an individualist there is nowhere he can't go at dawn and not many places he read more

If a walker is indeed an individualist there is nowhere he can't go at dawn and not many places he can't go at noon. But just as it demeans life to live alongside a great river you can no longer swim in or drink from, to be crowded into safer areas and hours takes much of the gloss off walking -- one sport you shouldn't have to reserve a time and a court for.

by Edward Hoagland Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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After sleeping through a hundred million centuries we have finally opened our eyes on a sumptuous planet, sparkling with color, read more

After sleeping through a hundred million centuries we have finally opened our eyes on a sumptuous planet, sparkling with color, bountiful with life. Within decades we must close our eyes again. Isn’t it a noble, an enlightened way of spending our brief time in the sun, to work at understanding the universe and how we have come to wake up in it? This is how I answer when I am asked—as I am surprisingly often—why I bother to get up in the mornings.

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To label me an intellectual is a misunderstanding of what that is.

To label me an intellectual is a misunderstanding of what that is.

by Dick Cavett Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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The weakest living creature, by concentrating his powers on a single object, can accomplish good results while the strongest, by read more

The weakest living creature, by concentrating his powers on a single object, can accomplish good results while the strongest, by dispersing his effort over many chores, may fail to accomplish anything. Drops of water, by continually falling, hone their passage through the hardest of rocks but the hasty torrent rushes over it with hideous uproar and leaves no trace behind.

by Og Mandino Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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Freedom is never letting your fears stop you from following your heart.

Freedom is never letting your fears stop you from following your heart.

by Susie Switzer Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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Life is a sexually transmitted terminal disease.

Life is a sexually transmitted terminal disease.

by Lewis Grizzard Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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Pro football gave me a good perspective. When I entered the political arena, I had already been booed, cheered, cut, read more

Pro football gave me a good perspective. When I entered the political arena, I had already been booed, cheered, cut, sold, traded, and hung in effigy.

by Jack Kemp Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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The true test of character is not how much we know how to do, but how we behave when we read more

The true test of character is not how much we know how to do, but how we behave when we don't know what to do.

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Life - a sexually transmitted terminal condition.

Life - a sexually transmitted terminal condition.

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